UN Projects And Programmes

When we think about the role of the United Nations(UN) in the global community, it is often difficult to pin them down to a particular role. The simple reason for this is that there are so many different aims and agendas of this international organization with agencies.  Many UN projects and programs work under the UN banner.

It is too simplistic to say that they are an organization focused on world health, world peace, world poverty or environmental issues. ¬†Each agency has its focus and series of programs and initiatives.… Read the rest

Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations created the agenda for UN Sustainable Development Goals with some key countries. The agenda outlines 17 critical sustainable development goals that all those involved must work to complete by 2030.

Each goal is split into several smaller targets based on that theme. Many have a deadline of 2030, although some saw the target date brought forward. Below are introductions to each of these 17 goals to show the breadth and ambition of this agenda.… Read the rest